History of Colchester
North Bridge, Colchester, 1955
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Colchester >> Poll of Voters 1847
Colchester voters - 1847 General Election
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These are the residents and non-resident landowners of Colchester who voted in the 1847 general election. Source: Essex Standard 20 August 1847.
Voters are listed by wards and parish.
St. Mary Magdalen
J. G. Daniell
John Robt. Smythies
St. Michael, Mile End
George H. Aggio
John Groves jun.
Rev. Philip Strong
John Taylor jun.
Thomas Abbott jun.
William Henry Bland
Rev. Stephen Bridge
William Pollard Coward
David John Dennis
Stephen C. Rand
John Stuck Barnes
Henry Daniel Bland
John Oliver Carr
Robert Knipe Cobbold
James Harwood jun.
James William Mason
John S. Norman
Daniel Whitlock Scraggs
William H. Chenery
W. Salter Keymer
Robert Willis jun.
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Colchester - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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